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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 2008

  • Mark Herman
  • November 7, 2008
  • 94 mins
  • English
  • Drama
Lines may divide us, but hope will unite us.
Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.


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Perfectly weighted film in every way, from pace to acting and all framed with a wonderful score. The subtlety of the looks passing between the actors and a finale that ensured silence until the final credit rolled.

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Tears. The acting is sublime. A story that truly reflects the horrors of what happened in the Second World War. Shout out to Asa Butterfield, Rupert Friend, and Vera Farmiga. Severe heart-break warning.

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Realy good Movie but a German version would have much more Impact.

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